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Lecturers talk union organizing

By Clark Xu – 2 months ago

 Debates about proper working conditions and compensation have put pressure on relationships between workers, management and consumers not only at Vassar College, but also in other parts of the country…

Panelists discuss economic revitalization in Poughkeepsie

By Youngju Chang – 2 months ago

On Friday, Nov. 17, students, faculty and locals gathered at the Vassar Barn to attend an event entitled “Chronogram Conversations.” Hosted by the Environmental Cooperative, the event created a space…

Campus Patrol revived under new administration

By Dylan Smith – 2 months ago

The last few years have been a dynamic, if not turbulent, time for Vassar’s Campus Patrol. During the 2016-2017 academic year, Campus Patrol, which had been independent for most of…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 2 months ago

In this week’s headlines… Lawyers for President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn notified Trump’s legal team that they would no longer discuss special counsel Robert Mueller III’s investigation…

News Briefs Nov. 30th, 2017

By Marusa Rus and Pazit Schrecker – 2 months ago

Zimbabwean president resigns Former Vice President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as the new president last Friday, Nov. 24, in the presence of the 60,000 supporters (The Telegraph,…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 2 months ago

Senate 11.26.17 1. Forum with Engaged Pluralism Initiative (EPI) leaders — Goal of EPI: To change campus climate and inclusivity. — Core Team: Associate Professor of Anthropology Candice Lowe-Swift, EPI…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 2 months ago

Senate 11.12.2017 Consensus Agenda: Passed. Finance Allocations —1632/1632 from Speakers to GAAP for “‘Wilmington on Fire’: Screening with Q&A.” “Wilmington on Fire” is a documentary about the Wilmington Massacre of…

History professor elected to Dutchess County Legislature

By Clark Xu and Kelly Vinett – 2 months ago

[Full Disclosure: Kelly Vinett interned with the Dutchess County Democratic Committee, but did not work directly with Rebecca Edwards.] On Tuesday, Nov. 7, over 60,000 Dutchess County residents exercised their…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 2 months ago

In this week’s headlines… Following a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Nov. 11, President Trump stated that Putin had again denied Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election,…